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A buff man from Australia shows off his adequately sized ... turtle ... for a really important cause.

The Great Barrier Reef is worth nearly $6 billion to Australia's tourism industry. But more importantly, it's priceless when it comes to the health of our oceans. And yet, threats from coal ports, dredging, climate change, and more could end up destroying this natural wonder. So kudos to the good folks at GetUp! for doing something creative about it.P.S. This dude has some serious abs for a comedian. Just sayin'.

A buff man from Australia shows off his adequately sized ... turtle ... for a really important cause.
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Planet Victory The Reef

If you're a filmmaker, you should definitely participate by following this link. And even if you're not, spreading this video around would be a great contribution to getting the word out on the Great Barrier Reef.

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A letter to the woman who told me to stay in my daughter's life after seeing my skin.

'I'm not a shiny unicorn. There are plenty of black men like me who love fatherhood.'

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Fathers Everywhere

This article originally appeared on 06.15.16


To a stranger I met at a coffee shop a few years ago who introduced me to what my life as a parent would be like:

My "welcome to black fatherhood moment" happened five years ago, and I remember it like it happened yesterday.

I doubt you'll remember it, though — so let me refresh your memory.

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